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  • BOULTON, A.C. Forster
    ADVENTURES, TRAVELS AND POLITICS

    Edition: First printing

    London: Heath Cranton, 1939. Brown cloth. pp 223 + plates. Text paper lightly toned, page edges yellowed, near fine otherwise, in poor, thin jacket, with large chips. Signed by the author. Canadian lawyer, British M.P. Chapter 11 recounts his adventures touring the France, Italy, Spain, the Pyrennes, and the Alps, by bicycle.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50341
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  • Bicycle ephemera - receipt, Buffalo, NY

    9 x 22 cm, printed receipt, W.G. Shack, Bicycles, 875 Main St., Buffalo, NY. 1 July, 1892. Accomplished in ink, to Jno. B. Milley, $60.00, signed by W.G. Shack. Picture of a penny farthing high wheel bicycle at left. Creased, lightly soiled, short tears neatly repaired on blank verso; good. Mr. Milley paid sixty dollars in full for his bike. That's over $1500 in today's money, about the price of a better road bike weighing 20 pounds with 12-14 gears. Milley's beast had one gear and would have weighed 75-100 pounds. See you at the top of the hill !

    Book ID: 42700
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  • OFFICIAL PROGRAMME of the fourth annual meet of the New York State Division, LEAGUE OF AMERICAN WHEELMEN
    OFFICIAL PROGRAMME of the fourth annual meet of the New York State Division, LEAGUE OF AMERICAN WHEELMEN

    Buffalo, New York: Buffalo Bicycle Club, 1886. 19 x 15.5 cm. Pink pictorial paper covers printed in red, green and brown. Text printed in green. pp (32), including 4 pages of ads at front and 10 pp ads at rear, some pictorial, 10 ads pertaining to cycling. Vignette illustrations in text. Vertical ripple to the whole; mouse nibble to lower edge from p 13 through rear cover (maximum 3 x 0.9 cm, well away from any printing); mild foxing to cover, mostly to rear cover; VG or better overall, no creases nor owner marks. With the original unused mailing envelope which shows a Buffalo return address (881 Main Street), with a bison against a high wheel bicycle. The printed…

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    Buffalo, New York: Buffalo Bicycle Club, 1886. 19 x 15.5 cm. Pink pictorial paper covers printed in red, green and brown. Text printed in green. pp (32), including 4 pages of ads at front and 10 pp ads at rear, some pictorial, 10 ads pertaining to cycling. Vignette illustrations in text. Vertical ripple to the whole; mouse nibble to lower edge from p 13 through rear cover (maximum 3 x 0.9 cm, well away from any printing); mild foxing to cover, mostly to rear cover; VG or better overall, no creases nor owner marks. With the original unused mailing envelope which shows a Buffalo return address (881 Main Street), with a bison against a high wheel bicycle. The printed side of the envelope is browned and spotted, with the printed portion faded. The meet was held at Buffalo on 3 and 4 September, 1886. The text contains a introduction including comment on the roads and of Buffalo as a "wheelman's Elysium", information on the committees, hotels, transportation, the LAW's business meeting (3 pages), the parade, the 10 races at the Buffalo Driving Park, the annual tour of the LAW, and more. A RARE piece from the age of the high wheel ("penny farthing") era of the bicycle. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52601
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  • CHAMPION, Helen Jean
    OVER ON THE ISLAND

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1946. Second printing (first in 1939). Brown cloth. pp xiv, 261 + plates. Endpaper maps, index. Gilt cover lettering dulled, soft vertical ridge to spine, else fine. Dust jacket has a fingernail-size chip at head of spine, small holes to rear flap fold, short tear to upper inner corner of front panel, and a few edge nicks; VG otherwise. A bicycle tour of Prince Edward Island.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44575
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  • HOWGATE, Bernie
    TALES OF A TRAVELLING MAN

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Travelling Man Enterprises, 1990. pp (6), (290) + plates. Illustrated. Book a little leaned; text paper a little toned; some fading to spine lettering; VG clean copy otherwise. Signed by the author. "Eight Years Around the World on a Ten Speed Bicycle". Canadian author.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 45052
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